Health Promoting Behavior and Related Variables in Repeat Takers of the National College Entrance Exam

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/152631
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Presentation
Title:
Health Promoting Behavior and Related Variables in Repeat Takers of the National College Entrance Exam
Abstract:
Health Promoting Behavior and Related Variables in Repeat Takers of the National College Entrance Exam
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2005
Author:Moon, Young-Im, PhD
P.I. Institution Name:Catholic University of Korea
Title:Professor
Co-Authors:Ho-Ran Park, PhD; Euy Soon Choi, MSN, PhD; In Suk Lee, RN, MN
Purpose: To provide basic information for developing a education program to enhance individual health promoting behavior by examining the health promoting behavior of repeat takers of the college entrance exam and identify its related factor. Method: Data were gathered using questionnaires among 804 examinees in Seoul and Gyeonggido and analyzed by t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe's test, Pearson correlation coefficient . Result: The mean score of health risk behaviors was 17.70 and the highest score of a sub-area of health risk behavior was drinking alcohol behaviors while substance use behaviors ranked lowest. There were significantly different between the health risk behavior and general characteristics, in that frequency of repeating college entrance examination, parents' marrital status, a level of father's education, a grade, satisfaction with repeating of college entrance examination, parents' health concerning, need for health education and health condition. Each of behavior had positive or negative correlation with other behaviors more than one. A negative correlation was found between health risk behavior and family support and self-esteem, while positive correlation was found between health risk behavior and general stress, studying stress and anxiety. Conclusion: This study suggested these results be used to developed a prevention program that decrease health risk behaviors by promoting family support and self esteem and decreasing stress and anxiety.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleHealth Promoting Behavior and Related Variables in Repeat Takers of the National College Entrance Examen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/152631-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Health Promoting Behavior and Related Variables in Repeat Takers of the National College Entrance Exam</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2005</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Moon, Young-Im, PhD</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Catholic University of Korea</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">yimoon@catholic.ac.kr</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Ho-Ran Park, PhD; Euy Soon Choi, MSN, PhD; In Suk Lee, RN, MN</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Purpose: To provide basic information for developing a education program to enhance individual health promoting behavior by examining the health promoting behavior of repeat takers of the college entrance exam and identify its related factor. Method: Data were gathered using questionnaires among 804 examinees in Seoul and Gyeonggido and analyzed by t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe's test, Pearson correlation coefficient . Result: The mean score of health risk behaviors was 17.70 and the highest score of a sub-area of health risk behavior was drinking alcohol behaviors while substance use behaviors ranked lowest. There were significantly different between the health risk behavior and general characteristics, in that frequency of repeating college entrance examination, parents' marrital status, a level of father's education, a grade, satisfaction with repeating of college entrance examination, parents' health concerning, need for health education and health condition. Each of behavior had positive or negative correlation with other behaviors more than one. A negative correlation was found between health risk behavior and family support and self-esteem, while positive correlation was found between health risk behavior and general stress, studying stress and anxiety. Conclusion: This study suggested these results be used to developed a prevention program that decrease health risk behaviors by promoting family support and self esteem and decreasing stress and anxiety.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T11:43:36Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T11:43:36Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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